These are chapters 1-6 of an early twelve-chapter western serial released by Universal Pictures. It stars Tom Tyler in the title role , as well as Rex Bell, Francis Ford, Lucille Brown, William Desmond, George Regas, Yakima Canutt, Bud Osborne, Joe Bonomo, Jim Thorpe, Bobby Nelson and Chief Thunderbird. It was produced by Henry MacRae and directed by Ray Taylor
I really enjoyed this serial but what a downer to have the last chapter #6 not play. The chapter starts, stops, and then goes back to chapter #1, where or how can i find a working chapter 6.
June 23, 2011 Subject:
Now I found Chapter 6!!
Okay, I jumped the gun a little. Thanks for the reload. Got it all now:-)))
August 30, 2009 Subject:
Early Universal cliffhanger
Based on the writings of Col. William F. Cody, Battling with Buffalo Bill followed the success of "The Indians Are Coming" the previous year, which had starred Col. Tim McCoy, an authority on Native Americans. In addition to Tom Tyler, who looked the part in his buckskin jacket and goatee, the serial also co-starred serial veterans as Lucille Browne, William Desmond, Rex Bell (who would later do a series of his own) and Jim Thorpe, the Native American athlete who had gone into movies after being discredited in his athletic career. Chief Thunderbird served both as a actor and technical consultant for the serial.
April 4, 2007 Subject:
Sorry for the delay in laoding the remaining Chapters
Thiis is my first upload and I had server problems. I thought that BATTLING WITH BUFFALO BILL (1932) would be a good addition since it is one of those public domain serials that is not found on either commercial or collector created DVD or VHS. Please forgive the rough condition of the copy that I have uploaded. I hope that you enjoy it.